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22 -- Rail Spotter-Cars

Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
Contracting Office
55 Broadway; Cambridge, MA 02142
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Point of Contact
Point of Contact - Guy H. Hillman, Contract Specialist, (617) 494-3401
E-Mail Address
Contract Specialist
NA This is a synopsis for commercial items in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts 12, 13.5 and 15. The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center intends to purchase a diesel-engine-driven spotter-car vehicle with couplers designed for operation on rails and paved surfaces. The spotter-car, identified as Spotter, shall be the manufacturer’s standard commercial product and shall have been marketed and in commercial field use for at least one year prior to the date of bid opening. The Spotter shall be equipped with optional equipment as specified in the solicitation. The solicitation is planned to be issued on or about June 30, 2003 with a proposal due July 30, 2003. The contract will be a fixed price contract. The applicable NAICS Code is 336510. The Size Stand ard is 1,000 employees. Detailed specifications and minimum requirements will be set forth in the solicitation. The acquisition will be conducted using full and open competitive procedures. The subject solicitation and related documents will be available in electronic format only on the Volpe Center Acquisition Division home page on the World Wide Web. Paper copies of these documents are not available. These documents will be available in text format and reside on a WWW server which may be accessed using Web browsers. The WWW address is: http://www.volpe.dot.gov/procure/index.html. Offerors desiring to receive a copy of the solicitation and any related documents must register at this site to receive electronic notification of the solicitation posting and availability for downloading. Contr actors are warned that when they register to receive solicitations, amendments, and other notices, the responsibility for providing the Government with an accurate and complete e-mail address lies with the contractor. The Government will make no additional efforts to deliver information when the system indicates that transmissions cannot be delivered to the e-mail address provided. Telephone requests will not be honored. This notice is for informational purposes for Minority, Women-Owned and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises: The Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), has a program to assist minority, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises to acquire short-term working capital assistance for transportation-related c ontracts. Loans are available under the DOT Short Term Lending Program (STLP) at prime interest rates to provide accounts receivable financing. The maximum line of credit is $500,000. For further information and applicable forms concerning the STLP, please call the OSDBU at (800) 532-1169. For information concerning acquisition, contact the contracting official listed above. NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS.GOV ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (02-JUN-2003). IT ACTUALLY FIRST APPEARED ON THE FEDBIZOPPS SYSTEM ON 06-AUG-2003. PLEASE CONTACT fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
Web Link
Volpe Center Acquisition Division home page
SN00394372-F 20030808/030806223050 (fbodaily.com)
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